Disney World Removes “FastPass+” From Attraction Sign

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When Walt Disney World reopened its theme parks to the public in mid-July 2020, several changes were implemented — one of them being the elimination of FastPass+. It was indicated that this would be a temporary suspension of FastPass+ for the time being due to the pandemic. But still, several months after the theme parks first reopened last summer, the service has not yet returned.

Related: Disney World Brings Back Park Hopping — What About FastPass+?

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At this time, the official Disney World website states the following regarding FastPass+:

FastPass+ Selections

As a result of the COVID-19 impact on operations, the FastPass+ service is suspended for the time being. FastPass+ service is not offered with the purchase of tickets or annual passes. We will share future updates at a later date.

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Currently, Disney has not stated when FastPass+ will return to the theme parks; however, on a recent visit to Magic Kingdom, park-goer Mitchell Lancaster noticed that the FastPass+ sign at Space Mountain looked slightly different.

The FastPass+ wording has been completely removed from the sign! This queue sign used to read “FastPass+ Entrance” in large white lettering (which you can see in the photo above), but now, the sign is completely blank (which you can see in the image below):

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Credit: Mitchell Lancaster

Related: Will FastPass Be a Thing of the Past? These Guests Hope So

At the time of publication, Disney World has not indicated that FastPass+ is gone for good, and as mentioned, the official Walt Disney World website still notes the service is suspended.

This Space Mountain sign could indicate that Disney plans to change the FastPass+ for Space Mountain (or in general) in some way, but it could also be a regular maintenance job that Disney World workers could be performing. Perhaps they plan to utilize the FastPass+ queue space for the regular standby attraction queue. Or, they may perform maintenance on the FastPass+ queue sign to get it in tip-top shape before the service returns to the Disney World theme parks. However, all of this is speculation, and for now, we know some Guests may be a bit puzzled at the current signage!

Stay tuned to Inside the Magic for updated FastPass+ and Disney World information.

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Credit: Inside the Magic Kelly C.

Related: What is the Future of the WDW FastPass System?

Over in California, Disneyland also has a FASTPASS system, which will be temporarily suspended once the theme parks reopen to Guests on the West Coast.

Do you hope to see Disney World bring back FastPass+? Let us know in the comments below.

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